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Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

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You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

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If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

 

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Many people know so little about what
is beyond their short range of experience.
They look within themselves - and find nothing!
Therefore they conclude that there
is nothing outside themselves either.
- Helen Keller

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Life is short,
Break the Rules.
Forgive quickly,
Kiss SLOWLY.
Love truly.
Laugh uncontrollably
And never regret
ANYTHING
That makes you smile
- Mark Twain

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
- Socrates

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
- Jacqueline Schiff

Falling out of love is very enlightening.
For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
- Iris Murdoch

Short words are best
and the old words, when short, are best of all.
- Winston Churchill

If you don't enjoy your career,
today is the day to begin a long-term plan
for creating a career that interests and excites you.
And, in the short term, even if you hate your job,
look for small joys at work each day,
perhaps in your interactions with customers and co-workers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

The attempt to combine wisdom and power
has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein

In youth the days are short and the years are long.
In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs

Time is too slow for those who wait,
too swift for those who fear,
too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice,
but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

Work is hard.
Distractions are plentiful.
And time is short.
- Adam Hochschild

I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
- James Cameron

When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed
by choosing personality over character.
- W. Somerset Maugham

To be idle is a short road to death
and to be diligent is a way of life;
foolish people are idle,
wise people are diligent.
- The Buddha

Anger is a short madness.
- Horace

Worry is spiritual short sight.
Its cure is intelligent faith.
- Paul Brunton

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
- Walter Elliot

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
- Jules Feiffer

When I started out in the early 1930s,
there were a great many magazines that published short stories.
Unfortunately, the short-story market has dwindled to almost nothing.
- Irwin Shaw

Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
- Shirley Conran

I thought, I'm only going to be on this planet once,
and only for a short time.
What can I do with my life that will lead to permanent benefits?
- John Templeton

In a very short time the army of Northern Virginia
was face to face with the Army of the Potomac.
- James Longstreet

Good things, when short, are twice as good.
- Tom Stoppard

The long time to come when I shall not exist has more
effect on me than this short present time,
which nevertheless seems endless.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

God hath given to man a short time here upon earth,
and yet upon this short time eternity depends.
- Jeremy Taylor

The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide.
A harbour like St.
Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of
time by the arrival or departure of the sea.
- John Dyer

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
- Andre Maurois

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all
the principal waters of the Columbia,
with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley

Shows were very different then - even as the headliner
we did a very short set by today's standards and sound
systems were really primitive.
But the girls made it all worthwhile!
- Peter Asher

One night some short weeks ago, for the first time
in her not always happy life,
Marilyn Monroe's soul sat down alone to a quiet supper
from which it did not rise.
- Clifford Odets

Life is like a very short visit to a toyshop between birth and death.
- Desmond Morris

Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age,
not far short of 30 years, nor much above;
this is the right time for marriage.
- Hesiod

The life so short, the crafts so long to learn.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

It's probably why I'm a short story writer.
I tend to remember things in the past in narrative form,
in story form, and I grew up around people who told stories all the time.
- Tobias Wolff

Sometimes a person has to go a very long distance out
of his way to come back a short distance correctly.
- Edward Albee

A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.
- Petrarch

With the Ford Foundation grant all of a sudden instead
of being an artist that had made a couple of short films,
I became a filmmaker who dabbled in the arts.
- Bruce Conner

I've never been one to sit around and eat my heart out.
Life's too short.
- Kate Adie

Don't sell yourself short because without that you
can't go far in life because after sports the only
thing you know is sports and you can't do anything else with that.
- Bo Jackson

While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government,
in the short run, it is among the most fragile.
- Madeleine Albright

I'm mostly a novelist these days, but I have written
short stories in Fantasy,
Science Fiction and horror.
- Sarah Zettel

I want to release another CD this year,
finish writing a screenplay, and make another short film.
- Todd Barry

I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband,
Fang.
How about short and cheap?
- Phyllis Diller

The long and short of it is, we need more rigor in all kinds of programs.
- Margaret Spellings

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots
and diffidence falls short.
- Golda Meir

Life is too short for a long story.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

Most publishers seem very reluctant to publish short
story collections at all;
they bring them out in paperback,
often disguised as novels.
- John Sladek

Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot
of hard work has preceded the effort.
Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
- Roger Staubach

So the programs all start to all look the same.
I watched one free skating competition,
and I thought I was watching a short program.
Everyone was doing exactly the same elements.
- Brian Boitano

Admiration is a very short-lived passion,
that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
- Joseph Addison

Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things
like a double cheeseburger.
- Channing Tatum

Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short,
wear shirts and boots, 'cause it's okay to be a boy,
but for a boy to look like a girl is degrading.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

Being a good psychoanalyst, in short,
has the same disadvantage as being a good parent:
The children desert one as they grow up.
- Morton Hunt

The woman who does not choose to love should cut the matter short at once,
by holding out no hopes to her suitor.
- Marguerite de Valois

In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things,
or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the
term Goods for that purpose.
- Alfred Marshall


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